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After renaming a column in SQL Server 2008, the name doesn't change in table design view

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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Once I rename a column in a table by using sp_RENAME (as below), I can see that the name has changed when I view the table in 'edit all rows' mode, but it still has the old column name in design view. I refresh the table - and even the database - but the column still has the old name in design view. Only when I close and reopen SSMS has it updated.

sp_RENAME 'TableName.OldColumnName' , 'NewColumnName', 'COLUMN'